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De la Bouëxière Ewer


Vincennes Porcelain Factory



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G317
De la Bouëxière Ewer, Vincennes Porcelain Factory
De la Bouëxière Ewer: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Painted and glazed porcelain, gilt
Size: 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (18.42 x 13.97 x 10.95 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Markon bottom, incised: [GD] on bottom, in blue: [LS (enclosing) C]
Physical Description: white baluster body encased by bleu céleste foliate forms divided at the sides with curved gilt serrated edges; loop handle with a gilt foliate terminal; front painted with a butterfly at rest on a bouquet of flowers within an elaborate gilt scroll cartou
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Groves Foundation
Accession Number: 2010.59
Artist: Vincennes Porcelain Factory, France, c. 1740-1758
Role: Maker
Life Dates: France, c. 1740-1758
Added to Site: September 24, 2010